Entries by Omar Sharif Valdez

Palace Bar Relocation Causing A Stir In South Florida LGBTQ Community

Nothing best describes Sundays in America like assembling the family and congregating at Church. This ritual is the most common way to express gratitude for all blessings obtained despite life’s constant struggles (if you’re Christian, of course). For many members and supporters of the South Florida LGBTQ community, we have a different approach to expressing […]

Savyon “Big Ben” Zabar: A Eulogy by Means of Memoir

Savyon “Big Ben” Zabar was a popular New York City club owner and Promoter. He owned “Escuelita” night club for almost two decades and was one of the many significant individuals who helped transcend the NYC underground LGBT club scene into mainstream popular culture. He was pronounced dead on January 4th, 2017, after being found […]